Sparta Green Market will celebrate season’s end on Oct. 18

Posted by | October 17, 2019 1:57 pm

Sparta Green Market welcomes Billy Mac and Cheri as the featured performers at the Sparta Green Market, 4-7 p.m., Oct. 18, 2019, at Metcalf Pavilion, on Liberty Square. Billy Mac and Cheri are a popular duo known for performing tunes from the 90s to today from country, pop, rock, and more.

The October market is the last of the season for 2019 and reopens in 2020, May-October every third Friday.

White County High School Rotary Interact Club members will have a booth at the market celebrating World Polio Day, which was established by Rotary International over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, leader of … CONTINUED


Dwight Walker

Posted by | October 17, 2019 1:34 pm

Dwight Walker, 70, passed away Oct. 15, 2019, at Hospice of Chattanooga.

Mr. Walker was born June 17, 1949, to Cecil Walker and Maggie Green Walker.

He was affiliated with Little Creek Baptist Church and worked at Avco for 28 years.

Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, J. B. Walker, Charles Walker, Cordell Walker; and sisters, Lera Arnold, Milbie Walker, and Fay Griffin.

He is survived by his wife, Minnie M. Walker, of Altamont; children, Shana (Dennis) Speck, of Sparta, Chad (April) Walker, of Centertown; two stepsons, David Burnett, Greg Burnett, both of Altamont; grandchildren, Jacob Speck, Joshua Speck, Hunter Walker, Kadance Walker, Kloee … CONTINUED


Laura Mae Brock

Posted by | October 17, 2019 1:25 pm

In the early morning hours of Oct. 15, 2019, Laura Mae Brock, a month shy of her 86th birthday, took the hand of her recently departed husband of 65 years and winged her way to Heaven.

Mrs. Brock was born Nov. 19, 1933, in Sparta, to Johnnie Esco Phillips and Ella Frances Coots Phillips.

She married the love of her life, David Franklin Brock, on May 14, 1954. They enjoyed 65 years of wedded bliss.

Mrs. Brock devoted herself to making a loving home for her family. Her love for her daughters knew no bounds. Her work life included employment at Sparta Shirt Factory, Brady Printing, Sutton Shirt … CONTINUED



Mary Kate Wilson

Posted by | October 17, 2019 1:12 pm

Mary Kate Wilson, 89, went home to her Lord and Savior, on Oct. 16, 2019.

She was born June 5, 1930, in Sparta, to John Thomas Wilson and Iva Mae Anderson Wilson.

She was retired from Mallory Manufacturing.

She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her siblings and their husbands, Essie Mae (James) Cope, Louise (Bud) Gilbert, Trudy (Ray) Etherton, Clara (Lee) Thompson, and Ruth (Tom) Young.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews. She had been in the loving care of her nephew, Don Cope and his wife, Kathy.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the nurses … CONTINUED


Cassville breakfast Oct. 26

Posted by | October 17, 2019 10:27 am

Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will have a ham breakfast, on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the fire hall, 227 Cassville Lane. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, ham, bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. They will deliver orders of five or more. More information or to place orders: (931) 761-2476. We will have a FREE $300 gift card door prize that will be given away at the October breakfast. One ticket per person. Ticket is FREE. No purchase required. You do NOT have to be present to win.


Class of 1949

Posted by | October 17, 2019 10:13 am

White County High School class of 1949 will celebrate its 70th reunion beginning at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, in the dining room at Life Care Center of Sparta. More information: Call Betty Demps (931) 657-2336.

 


Cassville breakfast Oct. 26

Posted by | October 17, 2019 9:54 am

Cassville Volunteer Fire Department will have a ham breakfast, on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the fire hall, 227 Cassville Lane. The meal will include biscuits and gravy, sausage, eggs, ham, bacon, eggs, fried potatoes, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children. They will deliver orders of five or more. More information or to place orders: (931) 761-2476. We will have a FREE $300 gift card door prize that will be given away at the October breakfast. One ticket per person. Ticket is FREE. No purchase required. You do NOT have to be present to win.






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